WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following schedule of public events for the week of July 27 – 31.
Subcommittee on Military Personnel: “An Epidemic of Fear: Sexual Harassment and Retaliation in the Military. Is it a crisis at Fort Hood?”
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
(10:00 AM – Rayburn 2118/WebEx – Open)
To review lack of reporting of sexual harassment in the Department of Defense due to fear of retaliation. Additionally, the hearing provides a public forum to hear the results of the FORSCOM IG review of Fort Hood’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program in light of the hundreds of servicemembers who publicly shared their experience with sexual assault and harassment on social media in solidarity with the SPC Guillen case.
Dr. Nate Galbreath
Deputy Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO)
U.S. Department of Defense
Colonel Patrick Wempe
Command Inspector General
United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)
Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities: “Review of the Recommendations of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission”
Thursday, July 30, 2020
(1:00 PM – Rayburn 2118/WebEx – Open)
The subcommittee will meet to receive testimony from the Chairmen and Commissioners of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission to review the recommendations presented in the March 2020 Cyberspace Solarium Commission report.
Senator Angus King (I-ME)
Chairman, Cyberspace Solarium Commission
Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI)
Chairman, Cyberspace Solarium Commission
The Honorable Patrick Murphy
Commissioner, Cyberspace Solarium Commission
Mr. Frank Cilluffo
Commissioner, Cyberspace Solarium Commission

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